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Ron Van

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@zannej it's 23.9 inches wide... and I am putting the dishwasher on the opposite side of the kitchen... So, later I need to watch YOUTUBE, and see how the plumbing is done...
I was looking at the install manual for our Whirlpool dishwasher we bought about a year ago and this is what I saw...

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Both those pictured drain traps are against code in the US and probably Canada too. Let's have some fun... Can anyone guess why they are illegal?
 

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Good Morning everyone,
Saturday morning... And wondering if our dishwasher is going to get here, Stopped at the store yesterday at about 1:00 and told us to go to the back of the store at the loading docks. we sat there for almost an hour, drove around the store, and went into the store. They told us it came off the truck, but can't find it now. So we hung around the store for another hour, and were told when they find it, they will drop it off for delivery. Well, we still haven't heard from them. So Lorie is going to call them, cuz I will just lose it on them.

@Ron Van thank you for the support and ideas on the plumbing... Muchly appreciated...

Today is supposed to be extremely windy today... Winds are supposed to be 90 - 100 kms...

Well as of now, That's about all the news up here in Ontario... Hope YOU all have a GREAT Saturday...
Cheers~
 

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I like to experiment. I found a box of Kasha (toasted buckwheat groats) in my pantry. I mixed a half cup or so with warm water, yeast and a little sugar. I am going to let the mix soak and ferment a bit then add to to pancake mix and see how that works out.
 

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The list of pins thing is very helpful! My water trough float used a cotter pin.

Shan, I'm glad you're ok but that stuff in the ER sounds crazy. I have multiple friends who are nurses & its a very tough job from what I hear. Nurses don't get the appreciation they deserve. There's a doctor on youtube called Dr. Mike who talks about how important nurses are and how doctors could not function without them and that the nurses often can do things doctors can't (like put in IVs or draw blood). Since they got rid of orderlies, the nurses have to be on cleanup duty. There's an ER tech named Steve who does a lot of short vids on Youtube who is very funny & talks about what nurses have to do.

I was looking at the install manual for our Whirlpool dishwasher we bought about a year ago and this is what I saw...

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Both those pictured drain traps are against code in the US and probably Canada too. Let's have some fun... Can anyone guess why they are illegal?
S-trap! It allows the water to be siphoned out of the trap so it doesn't stop sewer gases from coming back up.
How do people lose a DISHWASHER?
You'd be surprised. The Amazon Warehouse in Baton Rouge lost entire delivery vans.

yesterday I did some cleaning. Arm is still bugging the hell out of me. Today I had to go to Samsclub to grab stuff. Brother came with me but is feeling awful. He's feeling like I get on some of my super fatigued days. I've told him if he feels worse to let me know so I can take him to the hospital. He might need to be put on oxygen if he's not getting enough. He's taking antibiotics and using a nebulizer. Anyway, I figured stopping at Panda (the Chinese buffet) would perk him up. He got some soup and green tea. I had long beans, chicken sticks with ginger, chicken with broccoli, and egg drop soup. I actually had two bowls of soup because it was soothing.

Then to Samsclub. Brother waited in the truck while I went in and grabbed stuff.

Got a little pissed off on my way out of the yard though bc Samsclub had just dumped a package next to my front gate over 200ft from my house and it got rained on and was soaked. Contents inside were ok, but I thought it was a box that had fallen out of the trash and almost put it in the burn pile until I realized it was unopened. I sent a complaint to them about it but will see if they reply.
 

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S-trap! It allows the water to be siphoned out of the trap so it doesn't stop sewer gases from coming back up.
Winner! You are correct! My house had a S trap until I re-plumbed it last fall. I learned on a Hammerpedia ad that there is one legal S trap in every home…and that’s your toilet. But fills so slowly that it refills the trap and doesn’t siphon out.
 

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Well, Good Morning Foks...
Yup, up a little early... so, thought it is a GREAT time to get on here and have a visit with YOU guys & ladies...

Well, we sat around till 11:30 waiting for the delivery of our dishwasher, and yup, no show... Surprise, Surprise... So we got into the truck, and drove over to the store, they told me it must have been stolen or misplaced. I asked the same question, how does a dishwasher just disappear? So, I went to our salesman, and told him, if you guys had called us, and told us you can't find it, and we ordered you another one that will be on Tuesday, I would not have got so angry, so cancel the deal, and put the money back on my debit card... So we went to Home Depot, found one, and it will be delivered on December 13th... This one is LG, I tried to keep all the appliances the same, and the fridge and stove are Samsung... But I believe LG is right up there in quality with Samsung. Plus it was $200 cheaper when taxes and extended warranty were all done. So, now we wait for the 13th...

I got to remember to go out to the shed today, to get the battery out of the deere and bring it into the house. Plus bring in the hood so I can do a little repair on it over the winter...

Well, thats about all I have to report at the moment, I hope YOU all have a GREAT day... and keep safe... God Bless...

Cheers~
 

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Yeah, they all show such innocence.
Helplessness is the word that comes to mind for me. Which is of course the essence of cuteness. She "gets it." For me what's interesting about her art is it totally short-circuits the parts of my brain that would normally be lit up by looking at formally composed photographs. Instead I'm completely entranced. It's fun.
 

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An S-trap can work well under most conditions. The inverted siphon holds water and the upper siphon only works as a siphon when the drain pipe is full. IOW when releasing a sink bowl of water it may siphon but not when washing hands or rinsing with running water. However it can present a problem thus the code.

:rolleyes: I had to do a google search to find the purpose for a shelf on a toilet paper stand. No wonder I missed it, it's for the ever present smartphone and I don't do smartphones. So now the question is should I put a shelf on the one I am making in deference to others? I could turn a round-to-it and add a slit for the phone.
 
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